Degradable and non-degradable pollutants –
A. Degradable –
– But if the quantity of this pollutant is large, the rate of decomposition decreases and then they pollute the air, water, land, and soil which leads to diseases to humans and other organisms.
– They are aluminum and other metal boxes, broken pieces of plastic, mercury, arsenic etc. compounds of metals, organic compounds of DDT is the branch of phenolic.